Red River Raspberry

Rubus idaeus 'Red River'

$16.95 + GST

A hardy, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright, spreading habit of growth. Slightly smaller in stature with large ruby red, edible berries, with a delicious flavour. Ripened fruit from early august until frost and produces fruit on new growth. Excellent for fresh eating, making jams and jellies, and cooking, and baking. Best planted in hedge rows for maximum fruit production. Features green foliage throughout the season, turning to a yellow colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 3 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 3 ft FLOWER Spring, White
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Rubus idaeus 'Red River'
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Size:

Small size shrub

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Pollination:

Self-pollinating

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Applications:

Used as a hedge or in a mass planting

Notes:

Has sharp thorns

Invasive:

Produces suckers

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average to moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water

Pollution Tolerance:

Somewhat tolerant of urban pollution

Soil Acidity:

Prefers acidic soil

Maintenance:

High maintenance

Pruning:

Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Prune out 2nd year canes to get better yeild. Take caution when pruning to avoid thorns

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot

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